Stephen Curry showcased his sharpshooting prowess with seven 3-pointers, leading the Golden State Warriors to a crucial 118-112 victory over the San Antonio Spurs. Curry's impressive 35-point performance significantly boosted the Warriors' chances in the NBA in-season tournament. Dario Saric provided valuable contributions off the bench with 20 points. The win propelled the Warriors (2-1) into a tie for second place in West Group C with the Minnesota Timberwolves, setting the stage for a pivotal matchup against the first-place Sacramento Kings (3-0).
Despite Victor Wembanyama's 22 points, nine rebounds, and two blocks for the Spurs (0-4), the Warriors outperformed them in the final three periods. Despite a late Spurs rally, narrowing the gap to 110-106, the Warriors secured the win, ending the Spurs' tournament schedule and extending their losing streak to 11 games.